Alumni Trips

China, Tibet & The Yangtze River

China, Tibet & The Yangtze River

Trip Details

China, Tibet & The Yangtze River

China, Tibet & The Yangtze River

Trip Details
University of Minnesota Alumni Trips

Relax and immerse yourself in the special camaraderie that happens when U of M alumni and friends explore fascinating destinations and learn about unique cultures together. Experience the rewards of a vacation where all the details are expertly taken care of for you.

All Trips > 8-11 Days

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Apr 18
April 18, 2018 - April 26, 2018
Dutch Waterways
Experience a captivating seven-night cruise through Holland and Belgium’s waterways and canals aboard a first-class ship, featuring guided excursions in Amsterdam, Giethoorn, The Hague, Delft, Bruges and Antwerp. Enjoy a choice of excursions in several ports, enlightening lectures and delicious meals onboard, including wine and beer with lunch and dinner. For solo travelers, the single supplement is waived.

Apr 30
April 30, 2018 - May 9, 2018
European Coastal Civilizations
This eight-night cruise along coastal Portugal, Spain, France and England aboard the Five-Star M.S. LE BORÉAL features a memorable cruise up the River Thames, our exclusive C’EST BON! CULINARY TRADITIONS ™ program celebrating local cuisines and a visit to the beaches of Normandy with special guest speaker Dwight D. Eisenhower II.

May 02
May 2, 2018 - May 10, 2018
Timeless Beauties
The Riviera welcomes you into the relaxed Mediterranean lifestyle on this luxury cruise through Southern Europe. Renaissance masterpieces, glamorous resorts, and ancient monuments await you as you sail from pristine Spain through to the breathtaking Italian Riviera.

May 10
May 10, 2018 - May 18, 2018
Scottish Isles & Norwegian Fjords
Join us for a unique, comprehensive, seven-night journey to Scotland’s rarely visited Orkney and Shetland Islands and Norway’s majestic coastal fjords. Cruise from Glasgow to Bergen aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star small ship M.S. LE BORÉAL and enjoy two of the world’s most scenic rail journeys. Edinburgh/Glasgow Pre-Cruise and Norway/Copenhagen Post-Cruise Options.

May 11
May 11, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Cuban Cultural Awakening
Dive into the art, culture, and history of Havana with our included Go Next Exclusive Excursions; discover Cienfuegos’ old town center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; see where Teddy Roosevelt and his Rough Riders fought during the Battle of San Juan Hill outside of Santiago de Cuba; enjoy the sun, sand, and sparkling waters of The Bahamas in Great Stirrup Cay and Freeport.

May 16
May 16, 2018 - May 25, 2018
European Serenade
Let the picturesque Amalfi Coast enchant you; embrace the youthful cultre of Catania; see nature and history join together in Argostoli; wander the ancient walled city of Kotor; explore the magnificence of Diocletian’s Palace in Split; see the birthplace of Hippocrates in Kos; and lose yourself in the romance and mystery of Venice.

May 26
May 26, 2018 - June 3, 2018
Village Life around the Italian Lakes
Experience the true essence of life in northern Italy’s fabled Lake District for one full week, with charming accommodations in the PALACE HOTEL in the heart of Como. Enjoy private lake cruises on Como, Maggiore and Orta and excursions to Bellagio, Villa del Balbianello, the Borromean Islands and Milan. Verona/Venice Post-Program Option.

Jun 02
June 2, 2018 - June 11, 2018
Southern Culture & Civil War
Take a trip back in time to the Civil War on this riverboat cruise down the Southern Mississippi on the stately and luxurious [italic]American Queen[/italic]. From Civil War battlegrounds like Vicksburg to the magnificent Antebellum plantation of Nottoway, Southern culture and history come alive on this week-long voyage.

Jun 13
June 13, 2018 - June 23, 2018
Great Journey through Europe
This extraordinary 11-day “Grand Tour” of Europe combines river, rail, lake and mountain travel and features Switzerland, France, Germany and The Netherlands. Cruise aboard the deluxe M.S. AMADEUS SILVER II along the most scenic sections of the Rhine River. Ride aboard three legendary railways—the Matterhorn’s Gornergrat Bahn, the famous Glacier Express and Lucerne’s Pilatus Railway.

Jun 28
June 28, 2018 - July 5, 2018
Alaska's Glaciers and the Inside Passage
Cruise through the Inside Passage from Vancouver to Juneau aboard the exclusively chartered Five-Star, all-Suite, small ship M.V. STAR LEGEND. During naturalist-led Zodiac excursions and from the comfort of your own spacious, ocean-view Suite, enjoy superior views of Alaska’s spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife. Call at Sitka, Wrangell and Ketchikan.

Jul 01
July 1, 2018 - July 11, 2018
Nordic Magnificence
Join us on a remarkable journey to explore the natural beauty and heritage of Denmark and Norway. Explore Copenhagen. Marvel at royal castles and stroll through the Old Town. Cruise overnight to Oslo. Learn of Norway’s Viking past and admire the country’s majestic scenery. Travel on the picturesque Bergen railway, and cruise on the magnificent Songefjord.

Jul 16
July 16, 2018 - July 24, 2018
Breathtaking Bordeaux
Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Dordogne and Garonne rivers, which together have shaped the scenery and culture of the Bordeaux region of France.

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